ERIC Number: EJ1145967
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Abstractor: As Provided
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Giving Feedback: Preparing Students for Peer Review and Self-Evaluation
Philippakos, Zoi A.
Reading Teacher, v71 n1 p13-22 Jul-Aug 2017
Revision is an important aspect of the writing process but is often challenging for students. Peer review can be helpful, but training is needed for it to work effectively. This article suggests an approach to preparing students for peer review by teaching specific evaluation criteria and leading collaborative practice in reviewing papers written by unknown peers. This practice supports self-evaluation as well as peer review and increases students' knowledge of effective writing and the quality of their own writing. Specific examples are presented to demonstrate the effects of this approach.
Descriptors: Peer Evaluation, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Revision (Written Composition), Evaluation Criteria, Teaching Methods, Grade 4, Elementary School Students, Elementary School Teachers, Writing Instruction, Reading Writing Relationship, Writing (Composition), Writing Readiness
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Grade 4; Intermediate Grades; Elementary Education
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